People & Events

Historical Society to offer program

A PowerPoint program featuring the military experiences of Charles “Woody” Woodward will be shown 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Pioneer Museum in Fairmont. There is no charge. The public is invited to attend.

Fairmont City Band to hold concert

Fairmont City Band will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Sylvania Park band shell in Fairmont. Intermission entertainment will be provided by the Smart family. IHD committee will operate the concession stand, with proceeds going toward Interlaken Heritage Days. Rehearsal will be held 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the band shell. City Band is always looking for new members. Those who have completed 10th grade may join them. For more information, call Bev Tenney at (507) 235-3479 or Dianne Bittenbinder at (507) 238-2805.

Harry Potter yoga slated at library

Guests are invited to join library staff to tell the story of “Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets” using yoga poses. The event recommended for kids ages 7 and older will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Martin County Library, Fairmont. There is no cost to attend and the program is open to the public. For more information, call the library at (507) 238-4207.

Parkinson’s support group to meet Thursday

Parkinson’s Support Group sponsored by CREST will meet 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the CREST office at 820 Winnebago Ave., Fairmont. Please note the change of location. Representatives from the “Big&Loud” programs will be the featured speakers. This event is open to anyone from the area.

College News

Patrick Tate of Sherburn was awarded a bachelor’s degree in natural resources management following the 2019 spring semester at North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D.

The following area students were named to the Chancellor’s list for the 2019 spring semester at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wis.: Blue Earth — Michael Ankeny; Fairmont — Alexander Bertram; Jackson — Katrina Stoltenberg; Sherburn — Morgan Larson; Trimont — Sarah Jacobson; Truman — Elizabeth Kotewa.